Medical Surgical Nursing Expert Witnesses

Medical surgical nursing expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on medical surgical nursing. The medical surgical nursing expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Legal Nurse Consulting and Nurse.

Donna S Jones, RN, DSJ & Associates,

Brunswick, Georgia
Nurse - Medical Critical Care, Ventilator Patients, Cardiac ICU, Respiratory ICU, Medical Surgical Nursing, Progressive Care Unit, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Nursing Negligence & Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medical Record Review, Adherence to Standard of Care, Pain Management,
• Developed a CD in PDF format of a Medical Data Kit to help individuals document and maintain their Individualized Medical Records. • Interviewed twice on the radio program “Nurse View”, a program for Nurses by Nurses regarding issues and opportunities in the nursing field. • Guest Speaker on an hour-long web seminar for the Institute for Paralegal Education (IPE) in regard to obtaining and reviewing medical records. • Seminar speaker at Alive Expo at the World Congress Center focusing on “Maintaining Your Health Care”. • Guest Lecturer for the National Business Institute on “Anatomy & Physiology for Attorneys”. • Guest Speaker 2019 JERK conference for LNCs.

Patricia J Bartzak, DNP, RN, CMSRN, TCRN, CNRN Clinical Nurse

Natick, Massachusetts
Nurse - Medical-Surgical Nursing, Trauma, Infectious Disease, Clinical Nursing Care, Critical Care Nursing, Wound Care, Patient Safety, Patient Falls
Skilled hospital nurse clinician with 20 years of direct nursing care of patients with infectious diseases and trauma patients, including injuries and diseases related to neurologic, cardiac, renal, renal transplant, spinal, orthopedic and acute and chronic pain and oncologic diagnoses. Reviewed more than 70 cases in 7 years, written several reports, and been deposed about 8 times in person and video, both plaintiff and defense. Currently working in a hospital designated as a level 1 trauma center. Direct care experience with complex airways, cervical instability, multi-drain management, epidural abscesses, orthopedic hardware infections, invasive monitoring, complex wounds, pain management and surgical interventions from multiple services: orthopedics, neurology, general surgery, thoracics, infectious disease and gastrointestinal medicine. Co-chaired the American Nurse's Association (ANA) Scope & Standards of Practice, the nursing standards that guides nursing practice fo...

Kim E. Stonecypher, MSN, BSN, CLNC

Flowood, Mississippi
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - Nursing Administration, Nursing Standard of Care, Hospital Nursing Care, Medical Record Review, Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Medical Surgical Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Restraints, Joint Commission, Defense, Plaintiff, Suicide Prevention and Litigation Resistant Consulting
Kim Stonecypher is a Master’s prepared nurse with over 31 years of leadership and clinical experience. As a Nursing Administrator, she has provided leadership and oversight for numerous medical-surgical, critical care and behavioral health departments. Additionally, she has served as the Nursing Administration representative for various quality and performance improvement committees and task forces. Kim’s experience also includes an in-depth knowledge base and preparation for Joint Commission surveys. She will provide a comprehensive medical record review as well as an expert opinion and summary utilizing an in-depth literature review. She has both recent deposition and trial experience